Engraved by Louis Surugue (French, 1686–1762), Engraved by Charles-Nicolas Cochin le fils (French, 1715–1790), Engraved by Henry Fletcher (English, active 1715–1744), Engraved by Charles Dupuis (French, 1685–1742), Engraved by Nicolas Gabriel Dupuis (French, 1698–1771), Engraved by Louis Desplaces (French, 1682–1739), Engraved by Jean Baptiste Poilly (French, 1669–1728), Engraved by Edme Jeaurat (French, 1688–1738), After Jean Francois de Troy (French, 1679–1752), After François Lemoine (French, 1688–1737), After Nicolas Vleughels (French, 1668–1737), After Bernard Lépicié (French, 1698–1755), After Michel Nicolas Micheux (French, 1688–1733), Author François Marie Arouet de Voltaire (French, 1694–1778)
Place of Publication: London, England
Cohen-de Ricci 1025
Overall: 29.3 x 23.3 x 3 cm (11 9/16 x 9 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 32 etching and engravings
Not On View
(London: 1728) Quarto; 109 leaves, plus 11 plates; nineteenth-century gilt- and blind-stamped sprinkled brown calf (William George, Bristol; within ivory phase box).
Allegorical frontispiece; illustrations to Voltaire’s text; decorative vignettes
Acquired in 1918 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.
William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent